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Optimal taxation in infinitely-lived agent and overlapping generations models : a review

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  • Martin Gervais

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  • Andres Erosa & Martin Gervais, 2001. "Optimal taxation in infinitely-lived agent and overlapping generations models : a review," Economic Quarterly, Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, issue Spr, pages 23-44.
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